The True Cost of College Textbooks

The cost of college textbooks has soared over the years. For students, this is can be an inconvenience. If a professor requires a textbook, it is mandatory that students purchase it for class or forfeit…

XOXO: Friends vs. Acquaintances

Fact: relationships are complicated. More specifically, college relationships are complicated - gone are the days of the black-and-white definitions of friends & non-friends. Now, friendship exists on a spectrum, and while we like to think…

Dear Highlander: Struggling with Studying

Dear Highlander, The semester’s only been on for a few weeks and I am super stressed. My resolution for 2017 was to get my grades up, but so far I haven’t been able to figure…

How to Manage Stress in College

Stress is something akin to an illness; it disrupts the body and mind’s natural balance. Much like any other illness, stress stems from situations formed by our environment. It could be receiving a poor grade,…

Why is College Hard?

Senioritis: A deep-rooted illness that afflicts many senior year high school students after college acceptance letters have been mailed out and generally lasting until the eve of a student’s first day of college. Merriam Webster…

Do It For You

I once spoke to a friend, a college graduate of some years with a promising career, about my own plans after graduation. When I said that I intended to go for a doctorate straight after…